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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Menarda NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, the 10th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
16 Jun 2019
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Menarda NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, the 10th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.Official points will be posted…
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Severance, Januik score at Division 5 Lucas Oil Series opener at Bandimere Speedway

Reigning world champ Joey Severance won in Alcohol Dragster and Nick Januik scored in Top Alcohol Funny Car to lead the list of champions as Division 5 kicked off its Lucas Oil Drag Racing season at Bandimere Speedway.
16 Jun 2019
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Division 5
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division event at Bandimere Speedway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Joey Severance, 5.466, 264.23 def. Christine Chambless, 5.519, 260.51…
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Arend and Fry victorious at NHRA Holley National Hot Rod Reunion

The 17th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance came to an exciting conclusion Saturday as drag racing champions were crowned and winning cars in the Axalta Show 'N Shine car show were announced.
15 Jun 2019
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Jeff Arend
The 17th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance came to an exciting conclusion Saturday as drag racing champions were crowned and winning cars in the Axalta Show 'N Shine car show were announced in front of thousands of…
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Roy Hill to form Mountain Motor Pro Stock team with Vincent Nobile, Mike Bell as drivers

Legendary racer Roy Hill returns to NHRA drag racing with Vincent Nobile, Mike Bell in tow
15 Jun 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Jerry Haas, Roy Hill, Vincent Nobile
Roy Hill settled in, gripped the microphone and a wide smile broke out on his face.  “We’re going to have some fun,” he said, while sitting between legendary car builder and former NHRA Pro Stock racer Vincent Nobile.  Former doesn’t…
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Blake Alexander to drive Head Inc. Funny Car at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Blake Alexander steps out of his Pronto Auto Services Funny Car for a weekend to drive Head Inc. Funny Car in Bristol.
14 Jun 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Blake Alexander
Blake Alexander was going over the burnout procedure in the Head Inc. Funny Car pit, looking just as much at home as he does in his own pit. The newest Funny Car team owner is filling in for Jonnie Lindberg for the weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley…
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NHRA legend Don "the Snake" Prudhomme talks Austin Prock, books, and history

Don "the Snake" Prudhomme, himself a former national event winner at Bristol Dragway (1967 Springnationals), joined Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio to catch up with the legendary racer and his latest projects and interests, including Austin Prock and a new book.
14 Jun 2019
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Don Prudhomme
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 60 No. 11)

NHRA National Dragster magazine's 11th issue of 2019, featuring Ryan Oehler and coverage of the Route 66 NHRA Nationals and JEGS Allstars, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
13 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 11th issue of 2019, featuring  coverage of the Route 66 NHRA Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In addition to complete coverage of the Chicago event…
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Blaze Exhaust Probes to fire up Jim Dunn Racing team at Bristol and Norwalk races

Blaze Exhaust Probes will sponsor the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at this weekend’s NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol and next weekend at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
13 Jun 2019
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Jim Dunn Racing
The Hot Rod Red painted flames on the hood of the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at this weekend’s NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol and next weekend at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk represent the team’s sponsor, Blaze…
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Tii Tharpe takes Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley title in Topeka

12 Jun 2019
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Tii Tharpe
Reigning Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley world champ Tii Tharpe collected his first win of the 2019 season when he defeated Bob Malley in the final round of the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Stock champ Randi Lyn Shipp

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); As the fiancée of Pro Stock champ Bo Butner, Randi Lyn Shipp races in almost all of the NHRA Mello Yello…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Gas champ Nathan Vrooman

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Reigning Lucas Oil Super Gas champ Devin Isenhower made the final round in Chicago but was turned away by…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Comp champ Dave Dahlem

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); En route to his second national event win in Super Comp, Dave Dahlem scored a memorable round one win over…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Street champ Rodger Sauder

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Division 5 champ Rodger Sauder lost in the opening round of Super Street at the JEGS Allstars but he…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Top Dragster champ Jim Prevo

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); In Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs.com, Jim Prevo saved his best performance for last with a .005…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Top Sportsman champ Lester Johnson

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); For the second-straight year, Lester Johnson left Chicago win a win and a runner-up in Top Sportsman…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Stock champ Vic Penrod

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); During Saturday’s JEGS Allstars race, five-time national champion Justin Lamb got the best of Division 4…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Comp champ Greg Kamplain

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Greg Kamplain is now an eight-time national event winner following his most recent win at Route 66 Raceway…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Shane Westerfield

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); 2017 world champ Shane Westerfield drove past Doug Gordon to win his 11th national event Wally and first…
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2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster champ Chris Demke

12 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Past world champion Chris Demke won in Top Alcohol Dragster in a race that is often regarded as the…
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WATCH: Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sportsman Highlights

Past national champions Chris Demke and Shane Westerfield each collected their first wins of the 2019 season during the NHRA Route 66 Nationals, leading an all-star list of winners. Watch all of the final rounds from all classes.
12 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Chicago
Past national champions Chris Demke and Shane Westerfield each collected their first wins of the 2019 season during the NHRA Route 66 Nationals. Demke won in Top Alcohol Dragster and Westerfield scored in Top Alcohol Funny Car in a race that is…
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Johnny Pluchino prepared for NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock debut at Bristol

Johnny Pluchino is eager to make his quarter-mile debut in the Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
12 Jun 2019
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Pro Stock
Johnny Pluchino is eager to make his quarter-mile debut in the Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.   “This is a really big race for us,” Pluchino said. “There's so many things going into this race. I'm…
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Mountain Motor Pro Stocks return to Bristol for NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

It’s been more than two decades since the loud rumble of mountain motors have shook the grounds at Thunder Valley but they'll be back this weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals as Bristol is the third stop of a four-race NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition series. 
12 Jun 2019
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Pro Stock
It’s been more than two decades since the loud rumble of mountain motors have shook the grounds at Thunder Valley. Born here back in the 1980s, Mountain Motor Pro Stock last raced at Bristol Dragway in 1997 during an IHRA national event. These days…
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Matt Hartford, partners buy Total Seal, but that won't keep him out of his Pro Stocker

NHRA Pro Stock racer Matt Hartford, who for years has served as the face of Total Seal Piston Rings as its vice president and most visible employee, just completed the purchase of the 52-year-old company and assumed the titles of president and CEO -- none of which will affect his racing plans.
12 Jun 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Matt Hartford
Matt Hartford’s plate just got a little more full. The fulltime Pro Stock racer, who for years has served as the face of Total Seal Piston Rings as its vice president and most visible employee, just completed the purchase of the 52-year-old…
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Tricky Tipster: Can anyone stop Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, and Stevie Jackson?

Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, and Pro Mod’s Steve Jackson have been dominant this season which helps explain why they are Tricky Tipster’s Bristol favorites.
11 Jun 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster Bristol
There is parity throughout NHRA’s pro classes, which makes it somewhat difficult to explain how Steve Torrence can win five-straight Top Fuel races, Robert Hight can win four Funny Car races, and Stevie “Fast” Jackson can score three wins in the E3…
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NHRA powers back to Bristol Dragway on Father’s Day weekend for NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Nothing says Father’s Day weekend quite like 11,000-horsepower in picturesque Thunder Valley, and that’s exactly what the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will provide at the 19th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 14-16.
11 Jun 2019
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Bristol
Nothing says Father’s Day weekend quite like 11,000-horsepower in picturesque Thunder Valley, and that’s exactly what the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will provide when its 300-mph nitro-breathing machines roar back to life at the 19th annual…
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Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. partners with Clay Millican at Bristol event

The national education and advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. will be a major sponsor of the Clay Millican-driven Top Fuel dragster for the upcoming NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn., June 14–16.
11 Jun 2019
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Clay Millican
The national education and advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice. will be a major sponsor of the Clay Millican-driven Top Fuel dragster for the upcoming NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn., June 14–16. The campaign is a co-…
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E3 Spark Plugs extends multi-year sponsorship agreement with NHRA

E3 Spark Plugs recently extended its partnership with NHRA as the Official Spark Plug and Official Ignition Products of NHRA. 
10 Jun 2019
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E3 Spark Plugs
E3 Spark Plugs recently extended its partnership with NHRA as the Official Spark Plug and Official Ignition Products of NHRA.  E3 Spark Plugs has been involved with NHRA racing across all platforms including the sponsorship of the E3 Spark…
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Cowie, Bellemuer take alcohol-class wins to lead Topeka winner's list

Shawn Cowie and Sean Bellemeur scored respective wins in the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes to lead the list of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series champions at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.​​​​​​​
09 Jun 2019
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Shawn Cowie
Shawn Cowie and Sean Bellemeur scored respective wins in the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes to lead the list of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series champions at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.…
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Ippolito, Antonette, and Doll lead Northeast Division winners at Numidia Dragway

Chip Ippolito, James Antonette, and Allison Doll led the list of champs as Numidia Dragway played host to the second event of Division 1's 2019 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule.
08 Jun 2019
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Numidia Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR  Chip Ippolito, Laconia, N.H., '01 S-10, PSTA, 7.640, 177.…
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Larry Larson unleashes his Cadillac ATS-V at Heartland Motorsports Park

Fans got their first chance to see chassis builder Larry Larson run his amazing new Cadillac ATS-V at Heartland Motorsports Park on Friday.
07 Jun 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Larry Larson Cadillac
Fans got their first chance to see chassis builder Larry Larson run his amazing new Cadillac ATS-V at Heartland Motorsports Park on Friday. Built as an entry for No Prep events, Larson’s latest creation features a 572-cid engine from ProLine and is…
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